East Asian Painting: Orchid
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009 -- 12:20 - 1:20 -- Ostermayer Lab 309
Elaine Bergstrom, a painting instructor, will be giving a hands-on demonstration. This is one in a series of classes that will cover how to paint a simple watercolor or sumi-e. The subject matter to be painted will be orchids, chrysanthemums, Bamboo and Plum Blossom (Four Gentlemen)
Film: The Wedding Banquet
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009 - 4:30pm, Ostermayer Room, Student Community Center
Film: Fantasy (Art:21)
October 6, 2009 - 12:15 p.m. - Ostermayer Room, SCC
Part of a PBS series on art, this film covers "four artists whose works or personal stories transport viewers to imaginary worlds and altered states of consciousness. With works that seem at times hallucinatory, irreverent, and sublime, each of these artists pursues a vision first held in the mind’s eye." Art21 - season 5 (2009) — overview
Film: Manufactured Landscape
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 12:15 to 3pm, Frable 117
World Food Day Teleconference
October 16, 2009 - 12 noon to 3 p.m. - Ostermayer Room, Student Community Center
The campus will be participating in the 26th Annual World Food Day Teleconference. This year's theme is Global Food Crisis: Opportunities, Responsibilities and Solutions.
According to the World Food Day Web Site, the program “will consider the impact of the financial crisis on those living in poverty, the responsibilities of the rest of the world and the solutions that are emerging.”
Granny Mischief and Her Storied Accomplices: The Tales of Japanese Families in Newspaper Comics
October 20, 2009 - 12:15 p.m. - Ostermayer Room, Student Community Center
Akiko Hashimoto is an associate professor of sociology and Asian studies at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Hashimoto is now at work on projects on citizenship, cultural identity and national memory in postwar Japan, and heroes and villains of Japanese popular culture.
Film: Systems (art:21)
October 27, 2009 - 12:15 p.m. - Frable 117
Part of a PBS series on art, this film "features artists who realize complex projects through acts of appropriation or accumulation. In some instances, they create projects vast in scope, which almost elude comprehension." art:21 - season 5 (2009) - overview
East Asian painting: Chrysanthemum
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 -- 12:20 - 1:20 -- Ostermayer Lab 309
Elaine Bergstrom, a painting instructor, will be giving a hands-on demonstration.
China and Globalization: The Economic, Political, and Social Transformation of Chinese Society
Monday, November 16, 2009 - 11:00 am, Ostermayer Room, Student Community Center
Doug Guthrie is Professor of Management and Daniel P. Paduano Faculty Fellow at the NYU-Stern School of Business. In addition to his duties at Stern, Professor Guthrie also holds an appointment as Professor of Sociology on NYU's Faculty of Arts and Sciences and is Academic Director of the Berlin School of Creative Leadership.
Student Research Conference
November 19, 2009 - 12:15 p.m. - Ostermayer Room, SCC
Fall Theatre Production
Week of November 30, 2009 - Ostermayer Room, SCC
Dr. Breckenridge's Theater 282 (Theatre Practicum) class will work with folk tales from China, Japan, and Korea
Film: He ni zai yi qi ("Together")
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 - 4:30 pm, Frable 119
Terra Cotta Warriors Exhibit - National Geographic
December 5, 2009 - Washington, DC (field trip)
The Performing Arts of China, Japan and Korea
January 19, 2010, Frable 117, Professor Bell Yung
Dr. Yung, an ethnomusicologist, is a professor of music at the University of Pittsburgh. Yung will share audio and video clips of music, dance and theatre from these three countries, making references to their history, culture, philosophy and aesthetics.
"Climate Change, Climate Justice: Lessons from Copenhagen"
January 26, 2010 @2:30 p.m. in either Frable 117 or the Library Instruction Room
"In December 2009, tens of thousands gathered from around the world from government, civil society, and industry to explore one of the most pivotal issues of our time. . .and to lay a roadmap for the future. Three Penn State professors were there and this is the first time their stories and insights will be reported back to the Penn State community." Event details and recording
TI Film Series: "New People Artist Series Vol. 2: Yayoi Kusama: I Love Me"
February 4, 2010 - 4:30pm-6:30pm, Ostermayer Room/SCC
"Hell on Earth: The Experience of the Atomic Bomb in Japanese Popular Memory"
February 18, 2010 - common period, Frable 117 - Professor Catherine Bae
Dr. Catherine Bae is an Assistant Professor of East Asian history at Penn State Behrend. She was born in Tokyo, Japan, and moved to the U.S. with her family when she was six years old. She received her doctorate in History from Stanford University and is currently writing a book on Japanese magazines for girls and women in the early 20th century. Her latest publication is entitled "Girl Meets Boy Meets Girl: Heterosocial Relations, Wholesome Youth, and Democracy in Postwar Japan," in the September 2008 issue of the Asian Studies Review.
East Asian Painting: Plum Blossom
February 18, 2010 - OL 309 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
TI Film Series: "The Weather Report"
March 16, 2010 - 12:15-1:30pm - Frable 117
Field Trip to Washington DC - Terra Cotta Warriors Exhibit
Saturday, March 20, 2010
Gender and Economic Reform in China
March 30, 2010 - 12:15 p.m. - Frable 117 - Dr. Gale Summerfield
Gale Summerfield is Director of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program and Associate Professor of Human and Community Development at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since receiving her doctorate in economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, she has written extensively on gender, development, and globalization addressing economic reforms in China, human security (income, property rights, and health), and migration.
"Climate Change" with Professor Ed Rubin
April 8, 2010 - Frable 117
TI Film Series: "Marathon"
April 8, 2010 - 4:30pm-6:30pm - Ostermayer Room/SCC
Spring Student Research Conference
April 15, 2010, Ostermayer Room, Student Conference Center, common period
PSUGA Theatre Production "Sweet Poison"
April 22-24, 2010 in the new Fitness and Cultural Center
The PSUGA theatre production classes, under the direction of Dr. Jay Breckenridge, present "Sweet Poison," a Japanese folk comedy in the Kyogen style.
Thursday, April 22nd - 7:30 pm
Friday, April 23rd - 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 24th - 2:00 pm matinee